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Umihozuki miru arame (Hermifusus ternatanus, Codium mucronatum, and Eckloris bicyclis)
  • Kubo Shumman
    1757–1820
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Umihozuki miru arame (Hermifusus ternatanus, Codium mucronatum, and Eckloris bicyclis), mid 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kasumiren kaiso awase (Seaweed for the Kasumi Circle)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1610
Description
Literature

Color print of several types of seaweed. There is a branch of thin, green seaweed in the bottom of the print, and large, black leaves of seaweed in the center of the composition. There is a small piece of thick, red seaweed in the right side of the print. There is calligraphy in the top of the print. Poems by Haikai Utaba, Takarabune, and Gurendō Nakakubo.